The top 10 best festivals in Europe

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I traveled with Haggis Adventures to the remote Shetland Islands, northeast of Scotland, to experience Up Helly Aa, the Viking Fire Festival held in Shetland every January. This may have been my best trip…EVER.

Up Helly Aa in Shetland — Possibly My Best Adventure Yet!

I traveled with Haggis Adventures to the remote Shetland Islands, northeast of Scotland, to experience Up Helly Aa, the Viking Fire Festival held in Shetland every January. This may have been my best trip…EVER.

Up Helly Aa in Lerwick had been on my bucket list for years, and at the end of January you have a chance to see it too. Here is everything you need to know!

Everything you Need to Know about Up Helly Aa in Lerwick

Up Helly Aa in Lerwick had been on my bucket list for years, and at the end of January you have a chance to see it too. Here is everything you need to know!

Up Helly Aa refers to fire festivals held in Shetland, in Scotland, annually in the middle of winter to mark the end of the yule season. The festival involves a procession of up to a thousand guizers in Lerwick. The current celebration grew out of the older yule tradition of tar barrelling which took place at Christmas and New Year as well as Up Helly Aa. Squads of young men would drag barrels of burning tar through town on sledges, making mischief.Up Helly Aa Photos | David Gifford…

Up Helly Aa refers to fire festivals held in Shetland, in Scotland, annually in the middle of winter to mark the end of the yule season. The festival involves a procession of up to a thousand guizers in Lerwick. The current celebration grew out of the older yule tradition of tar barrelling which took place at Christmas and New Year as well as Up Helly Aa. Squads of young men would drag barrels of burning tar through town on sledges, making mischief.Up Helly Aa Photos | David Gifford…

How To See An Authentic Viking Festival And Cute Ponies In Scotland - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Home Blog

How To See An Authentic Viking Festival And Cute Ponies In Scotland

How To See An Authentic Viking Festival And Cute Ponies In Scotland - Hand Luggage Only - Travel, Food & Home Blog

Amazing viking experiences: how to go to Up Helly Aa, a viking festival in Shetland, Scotland

Going to Up Helly Aa : true Viking experiences in Shetland - Itinera-magica.com

Amazing viking experiences: how to go to Up Helly Aa, a viking festival in Shetland, Scotland

PROUD VIKING WARRIORS. | Shetland's "Up Helly Aa" Fire Festival Looks Like The Best Festival On Earth

PROUD VIKING WARRIORS.

PROUD VIKING WARRIORS. | Shetland's "Up Helly Aa" Fire Festival Looks Like The Best Festival On Earth

Up Helly Aa is Shetland's famous fire festival, celebrating the Islands Norse Heritage, on the last Tuesday of January. A Viking longboat is built and set alight in the centre of Lerwick before a night of festivities begin!

Up Helly Aa is Shetland's famous fire festival, celebrating the Islands Norse Heritage, on the last Tuesday of January. A Viking longboat is built and set alight in the centre of Lerwick before a night of festivities begin!

Up Helly Aa - Shetland, Scotland.  Europe's Largest Fire Festival

Up Helly Aa - Shetland, Scotland. Europe's Largest Fire Festival

Up-Helly-Aa: a series of festivals held on the Shetland Isles to mark the end of the yule season

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Up-Helly-Aa: a series of festivals held on the Shetland Isles to mark the end of the yule season

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